Configuration of SIMATIC Logon:
You must disable the "WinCC Chip Card Terminal" option to use the chip card reader with SIMATIC Logon. Check the settings under (Start menu: "Start > Settings > Control Panel > WinCC Chip Card Terminal").
Fig. 01: WinCC Chip Card Terminal configuration
- Start the program "Configure SIMATIC Logon" (Start menu: "Start > SIMATIC > SIMATIC Logon > Configure SIMATIC Logon").
- An authentication dialog opens. Login in here with a Windows user who is in the local group "Logon_Administrator".
- Switch to the "Logon device" tab. From the drop-down list you select the chip card reader (plug and play) or the interface to which the card reader is connected (e.g. "WinCC chip card reader on COM1").
Fig. 02: Configure SIMATIC Logon
Drivers for the PCS 7 Chip Card Reader are on the PCS 7 Toolset DVD, in the folder "Additional_Products\Drivers\CHIPCARD".